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Brian Blanchfield

Tucson, Arizona

Brian Blanchfield is the author of three books of poetry and prose, most recently Proxies, published by Nightboat Books in 2016 and forthcoming from Picador UK in 2017. The collection of essays—part cultural close reading, part dicey autobiography—was awarded a 2016 Whiting Award in Nonfiction and has been widely reviewed.

His first two books are collections of poetry: Not Even Then (University of California Press, 2004) and A Several World, (Nightboat Books, 2014), which received the 2014 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and was longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award for Poetry.

The recipient of a 2015-16 Howard Foundation Fellowship, he lives in Tucson, where he works at the University of Arizona Poetry Center and hosts the radio program Speedway and Swan. He will be Visiting Poet at the Iowa Writers Workshop in 2017.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, March 26

4:00pm PDT

Nightboat Books Reading Bijou

Saturday, March 28

11:30am PDT